1950s, 4/4, Review

The Big Country

  I can't remember why I put The Big Country in my list of movies to watch, but as it started to roll I wondered how I could have ever avoided it. Gregory Peck? Charlton Heston? William Wyler? Epic western? Yeah, the cover art in Netflix was a bit of a joke (Peck standing at… Continue reading The Big Country

1930s, 3/4, Review

Top Hat

I haven't seen much of Fred Astaire, and probably less of Ginger Rogers, so I view this as my introduction to the pair. And what I saw was actually quite fun, but a couple of healthy steps away from its reputation as something great. The thing is, the movie is really two in one. On… Continue reading Top Hat